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2019 CPT Golf Classic

Ethics Matters July/August 2019 On July 8, the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) hosted a golf fundraiser at The Governor’s Club in Brentwood, TN. Twelve teams competed in a scramble tournament to help support student chapter programs across the nation. Those in attendance included current and past chair of the CPT, Donny Burkett […]

Student NEWS

Ethics Matters July/August 2019 Do you want to start a StudentCPT Chapter in your state? Contact Ashley Metivier, Student Programs Manager, See Why Herb Chain, Assistant Professor at St. John’s University, Incorporates the Ethical Leadership Certification Program Into His Classes. “I have required my students to complete the NASBA Center for the Public Trust’s […]

LEAD WITH INTEGRITY: Education, Experience and Relationships

Ethics Matters July/August 2019 Reflecting on my professional journey, I was reminded about the variety of lessons I have learned, impacting my career and life. Some lessons came from formal education opportunities, others from experiences, and more from relationships. My belief is that these three platforms have provided me with tremendous exposures that are helping […]

Why I Give (Donald H. Burkett, CPT Chairman)

Ethics Matters July/August 2019 Donald H. Burkett serves as CPT chairman and is a proud supporter of the organization. Why did you first give to the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT)? I believe in the CPT’s mission and every dollar contributed allows the organization to touch more lives. The CPT staff truly makes […]

Good News: Warren Buffett to Donate Shares Worth Billions to Charity

Ethics Matters July/August 2019 Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway and the world’s fourth wealthiest man, is donating shares of Berkshire Hathaway, an American multinational conglomerate holding company, to five charities. The sum of his donation is said to be worth a staggering $3.6 billion. The selected charities are the Bill & Melinda […]

Student Leaders Gather in Nation’s Capital for Annual Leadership Conference

Ethics Matters July/August 2019 The NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) hosted its 9th annual StudentCPT Leadership Conference (SLC) in Washington, D.C., June 10-12. Fifty-two student leaders from around the United States came together for two days of leadership development and chapter training. The conference commenced with CPT’s newest staff member and Operations Director, […]


Ethics Matters March/April 2019 University of Northern Colorado Practices Ins and Outs of Networking CPT Student Programs Manager, Ashley Metivier, joined students at the University of Northern Colorado for an interactive presentation focused on networking. Students learned what she keeps in her networking toolbox and practiced firsthand what it takes to be a great networker. […]

LEAD WITH INTEGRITY: A Perspective on the Clash of Ethics & Academic Entry

Ethics Matters March/April 2019 The recent college-entry scandal implicating dozens of affluent parents, top school recruiters and coaches, and educational testing proctors shines a light on the unfortunate direction ethics has taken in this country. Multimillions of dollars were illegally paid by and to individuals who, in many instances, are considered role models – making […]

Janessa Harkley – Alumni Spotlight

Ethics Matters March/April 2019 Janessa Harkley, a campus recruiter for Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP (DHG), is an alumna of the StudentCPT program and this month’s Alumni Spotlight. Currently at DHG, Harkley attracts top talent on various campuses and leads campus recruiting efforts. A graduate of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, she earned a […]

CPT President Featured in Southwest The Magazine

Ethics Matters March/April 2019 “For optimal success in your career, your work has to correlate with your purpose.” – Alfonzo Alexander Alfonzo Alexander, CPT President, was recently featured in the February edition of Southwest Airline’s inflight magazine, Southwest The Magazine. The A-List Preferred flyer frequently uses Southwest Airlines as he travels for NASBA and CPT […]